JAH & CO. IP would notify its associates and clients that you the Cabinet Ministers of UAE announced that the official fees for a wide range of services provided by the Ministry of Economy including trademarks, patents, copyrights and designs will be increased by virtue of their Decision No. 9 of 2015 which sets out rate increase for the services provided by the Ministry of Economy. The said decision is due to be effective as from May 29, 2015. Accordingly, JAH & CO. (JAH) has amended its schedule of charges and circulate to its associates bearing in mind our new charges will only reflect the increase in official fees without any increase in our attorney charges. We have today come to know that the Trademarks Registrar will apply the new fees for all trademark matters filed subsequent to 29 May 2015 as well as retroactively for pending trademark applications as regards their publication and registration.